Terre Haute, IN

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Population

170,642

0.468% decline

Median Age

38.1


Median Household Income

$44,120

2.88% growth

Poverty Rate

17.8%


Number of Employees

74,338

0.0726% decline

Median Property Value

$88,400

0.226% decline

About

In 2017, Terre Haute, IN had a population of 171k people with a median age of 38.1 and a median household income of $44,120. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Terre Haute, IN declined from 171,445 to 170,642, a -0.468% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,883 to $44,120, a 2.88% increase.

The population of Terre Haute, IN is 89.3% White Alone, 4.44% Black or African American Alone, and 2.56% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Terre Haute, IN speak a non-English language, and 98.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Terre Haute, IN are Indiana State University (2,747 degrees awarded in 2016), Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (617 degrees), and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (226 degrees).

The median property value in Terre Haute, IN is $88,400, and the homeownership rate is 66%. Most people in Terre Haute, IN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Terre Haute, IN is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Terre Haute, IN employs 74.3k people. The largest industries in Terre Haute, IN are Manufacturing (12,189 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (11,331 people), and Retail Trade (8,928 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($75,000), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($52,500), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($50,234).

Median household income in Terre Haute, IN is $44,120. Males in Terre Haute, IN have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,677. The income inequality in Terre Haute, IN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$44,120

2017 value

± $1,263

2.88%

1 Year Growth

± 3.78%

Households in Terre Haute, IN have a median annual income of $44,120, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $42,883 in 2016, which represents a 2.88% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,508

Average Male Salary

± $1,197

$42,677

Average Female Salary

± $917

In 2017, full-time male employees in Indiana made 1.39 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $60,595 ± $7,828

  2. White

    $45,279 ± $744

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $41,920 ± $17,388

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Indiana workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.34 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Terre Haute, IN is from Indiana.

0.456

2017 Wage GINI

0.457

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0682% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Indiana across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2017, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Terre Haute, IN was Hamilton County, IN with a value of $93,604, followed by Boone County, IN and Hendricks County, IN, with respective values of $81,785 and $70,991.

The following map shows all of the counties in Terre Haute, IN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Terre Haute, IN (28.2k out of 159k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    24,213 ± 1,028

  2. Black

    1,989 ± 287

  3. Two Or More

    1,403 ± 262

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Terre Haute, IN is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

74.3k

2017 Value

± 1,764

-0.0726%

1 Year decline

± 3.37%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Terre Haute, IN declined at a rate of -0.0726%, from 74.4k employees to 74.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Terre Haute, IN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (9,101 people), Production Occupations (7,961 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (6,828 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Terre Haute, IN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Terre Haute, IN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (9,101 people), Production Occupations (7,961 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (6,828 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Terre Haute, IN has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.24 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (1.85 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.6 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Terre Haute, IN, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($64,767), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($58,162), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($56,784).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

74.3k

2017 Value

± 1,764

-0.0726%

1 Year decline

± 3.37%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Terre Haute, IN declined at a rate of -0.0726%, from 74.4k employees to 74.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Terre Haute, IN, are Manufacturing (12,189 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (11,331 people), and Retail Trade (8,928 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Terre Haute, IN, though some of these residents may live in Terre Haute, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Terre Haute, IN, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (12,189 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (11,331 people), and Retail Trade (8,928 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Terre Haute, IN has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.9 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.7 times), and Manufacturing (1.62 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Terre Haute, IN, by median earnings, are Utilities ($75,000), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($52,500), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($50,234).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $69.1B

  2. $42.9B

  3. $39.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $69.1B, followed by Base metals ($42.9B) and Mixed freight ($39.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Indiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$446B

2015 Value

$698B

Projected 2045 Value

56.6% growth

In 2015, total outbound Indiana trade was $446B. This is expected to increase 56.6% to $698B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Indiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $39.9B

  2. $32.7B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $39.9B, followed by Michigan with $32.7B and Illinois and $31.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Indiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

90.2% of the population of Terre Haute, IN has health coverage, with 46.7% on employee plans, 17.5% on Medicaid, 12.4% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 1.46% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the msa of Terre Haute, IN was $8,300 in 2014. This is a 4.76% increase from the previous year ($7,923).

Primary care physicians in Terre Haute, IN see 1505 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.07% increase from the previous year (1489 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1852 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 701 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.4%). Additionally, Grant County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,505 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Indiana see an average of 1,505 patients per year. This represents a 1.07% increase from the previous year (1,489 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,300

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,078

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,285

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,714

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Indiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.76%, from $7,923 to $8,300.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.75%

Uninsured

46.7%

Employer Coverage

17.5%

Medicaid

12.4%

Medicare

12.2%

Non-Group

1.46%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Terre Haute, IN declined by 15.7% from 11.6% to 9.75%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Terre Haute, IN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 15.4% prevalence

  2. 15.1% prevalence

  3. 15% prevalence

Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Indiana, at 15.4%.

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Diversity

Terre Haute, IN is home to a population of 171k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.37% of Terre Haute, IN residents were born outside of the country (4.05k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Terre Haute, IN is composed of 152k White Alone residents (89.3%), 7.58k Black or African American Alone residents (4.44%), 4.37k Two or More Races residents (2.56%), 3.66k Hispanic or Latino residents (2.14%), 2.29k Asian Alone residents (1.34%), 303 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.178%), 98 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0574%), and 44 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0258%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Terre Haute, IN are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

38

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Terre Haute, IN was 38.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Terre Haute, IN are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Terre Haute, IN residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.37%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

4.05k people

2.35%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

4.03k people

As of 2017, 2.37% of Terre Haute, IN residents (4.05k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Terre Haute, IN was 2.35%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    106,451 ± 7,946 people

  2. India

    28,953 ± 4,168 people

  3. China

    22,599 ± 3,684 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Indiana was Mexico, the natal country of 106,451 Indiana residents, followed by India with 28,953 and China with 22,599.

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Citizenship

98.6%

2017 Citizenship

98.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.6% of Terre Haute, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Terre Haute, IN was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    152k ± 87

  2. Black or African American Alone

    7.58k ± 449

  3. Two or More Races

    4.37k ± 483

In 2017, there were 20.1 times more White Alone residents (152k people) in Terre Haute, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.58k Black or African American Alone and 4.37k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Terre Haute, IN as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Terre Haute, IN citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Terre Haute, IN was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Terre Haute, IN are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,815 ± 306

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    2,016 ± 343

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,450 ± 260

Terre Haute, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.89 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Terre Haute, IN awarded 3,628 degrees. The student population of Terre Haute, IN is skewed towards women, with 7,814 male students and 8,971 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Terre Haute, IN are White (2,570 and 79.9%), followed by Black or African American (325 and 10.1%), Hispanic or Latino (93 and 2.89%), and Two or More Races (80 and 2.49%).

The largest universities in Terre Haute, IN by number of degrees awarded are Indiana State University (2,747 and 75.7%), Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (617 and 17%), and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (226 and 6.23%).

The most popular majors in Terre Haute, IN are Registered Nursing (282 and 7.77%), Criminology (215 and 5.93%), and Mechanical Engineering (192 and 5.29%).

The median tuition costs in Terre Haute, IN are $36,027 for private four year colleges, and $8,546 and $18,876 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 200 degrees awarded

  2. 187 degrees awarded

  3. 186 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Terre Haute, IN was Registered Nursing with 200 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Terre Haute, IN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 2,747 degrees awarded

  2. 617 degrees awarded

  3. 226 degrees awarded

$8,546

Median In-State Public

$36,027

Median Private

In 2016, the Terre Haute, IN institution with the largest number of graduating students was Indiana State University with 2,747 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,763

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,865

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,763 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Terre Haute, IN, which is 0.945 times less than the 1,865 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Terre Haute, IN by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,570 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    325 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    93 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Terre Haute, IN were to White students. These 2,570 degrees mean that there were 7.91 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 325 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Terre Haute, IN was $88,400 in 2017, which is 0.406 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $88,600 to $88,400, a 0.226% decrease. The homeownership rate in Terre Haute, IN is 66%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Terre Haute, IN have an average commute time of 21.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Terre Haute, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$44,120

Median Household Income

± $1,263

66k

Number of Households

± 1,622

In 2017, the median household income of the 66k households in Terre Haute, IN grew to $44,120 from the previous year's value of $42,883.

The following chart displays the households in Terre Haute, IN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$88,400

2017 Median

± $1,429

$88,600

2016 Median

± $1,509

In 2017, the median property value in Terre Haute, IN declined from to $88,400 from the previous year's value of $88,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Terre Haute, IN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Terre Haute, IN the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Terre Haute, IN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Terre Haute, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

66%

2017 Homeownership

66%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 66% of the housing units in Terre Haute, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Terre Haute, IN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Terre Haute, IN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Terre Haute, IN have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

21.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Terre Haute, IN have a shorter commute time (21.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.21% of the workforce in Terre Haute, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.7%

  2. Carpooled

    10.1%

  3. Walked

    2.72%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Terre Haute, IN was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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